[Alba amicorum]. Album amicorum of CORNELIS VAN BERESTEYN, mainly Leyden, Orléans, Paris and Germany, 1605-1611, 205 lvs. (incl. 139 blank), comprising of 47 contributions incl. 7 coats of arms (gouache and heightened w. gold or silver) and 2 drawings (pen and ink), contemp. blindst. calf w. central lozenge ornament, gauffered edges, in contemp. gilt calf slipcase, obl. 8vo. - Two sm. stamps of "Familie-Archief v. Beresteyn" on upper pastedown and sm. ticket "Familie-archief van Beresteyn" on frontcover. At least three 17th century former owner's entries on upper pastedown and ; lacks at least 9 lvs. w. contributions incl. 3 gouache drawings and 6 coats of arms heightened w. gold (offsetting visible on former opposite leaves); 2 lvs. w. tears in upper outer margin. Lacks ties. = Although incomplete, a nice example of a 17th century Leyden's student album amicorum of Cornelis van Beresteyn (1586-1638). With entries by students and scholars, i.a. Philippe de Mornay (1549-1623); Bonaventure Vulcanius (1538-1614) and Josephus Justus Scaliger (1540-1609) incl. his coat of arms, G. de Thenen, P. van de Laen, P. Prins, F. de Vliet, A. Brinck, A. de Wael and J. Lyndershusius. Provenance: Frederik Muller, 1910 no.1667 (Collection chevaliers Van Rappard). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIV.
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Bubb Kuyper Auctions : Rares et Anciens Manuscrits, Histoire (Naturelle) Indonésienne et Africaine (Partie 1)
22 novembre 2017